TADA Featured in Silicon Prairie News (SPN) Peoria Top 10


PEORIA, IL (11/01/18) — TADA Cognitive Solutions is honored to be featured in Silicon Prairie News Top 10 Peoria startup companies and community attributes.

“Silicon Prairie News is a trusted resource when it comes to featuring and highlighting promising startup activity in the Midwest” said Jake Hamann, Marketing Director at TADA. “Being identified and highlighted by both Randon Gettys at the Greater Peoria Economic Development Council as well as SCN is a tremendous honor and a reflection of the impact we are striving to achieve at TADA.”

Of note, Gettys provided five companies (60% of which have non-white or female founders) and five community attributes.

Here are Randon Gettys’ top ten for Peoria:

  • TADA Cognitive Solutions is a SaaS business intelligence platform offering unique digital navigation of a business’s Digital Duplicate.

  • AutonomuStuff (acquired 2018) is positioned as the leading supplier of high end autonomous systems components to over 2000 customers worldwide, provider of systems integration engineering and consulting, manufacturer of autonomous vehicles.

  • VirtuSense Technologies is a machine vision + AI startup with applications in healthcare, senior living, and personal training.

  • Natural Fiber Welding is a materials science company developing technologies sustainable production processes that will enable the “circular economy” beginning with cotton.

  • Bump Boxes is a B2C pregnancy subscription box company shipping 300,000 boxes annually and growing.

  • OSF* Innovation provides an ecosystem of healthcare innovation assets. The whole of which is unmatched nationally.

  • Turner Center for Entrepreneurship at Bradley University offers an impressive suite of entrepreneur support programs and services.

  • Early Retirees Peoria is beginning to see increased participation in new startup endeavors by Caterpillar retirees in the startup ecosystem.

  • River City Labs Peoria’s community makerspace has grown into larger spaces twice and has enormous potential to support physical prototyping with just a little added capacity.

  • Innovation clusters planting a flag and declaring ourselves as a region of excellence in Autonomous Mobility Systems, Remote Delivery of Healthcare, Farm Tech and Diverse Cropping Systems. Our doors are open to anyone wishing to work on problems and develop solutions in those spaces.

From the start, TADA has had a vision to create an enhanced startup ecosystem for the greater Peoria area. This article validates our vision and gives clarity that Greater Peoria is taking steps in the right direction. If you are seeking to get more involved in the Greater Peoria startup ecosystem, Randon Gettys (t:@randongettys) can get you connected!

About Silicon Prairie News

The mission of Silicon Prairie News is to grow, connect and inspire the tech innovation communities of Nebraska, Iowa, Missouri and Kansas.

We do that by:

  • Raising Awareness of activity in our region through our media publications

  • Welcoming new people into the community and pointing them in the right direction

  • Inspiring current and future entrepreneurs, investors, tech talent to start, invest in, and/or join innovative tech ventures

  • Connecting people within the community in order to build partnerships, collaborate, and innovate

About TADA

TADA is a proprietary cloud-based platform that helps reshape the way businesses make strategic and operational decisions by leveraging the power of digital duplicate technology. The TADA solution is love and grows/changes with your business. We are much more than static dashboards, and provide infinite navigation, reporting, analytics, and collaboration capabilities out of the box. We create substantial value for our clients by providing digital business solutions that create ten times the value in one tenth the expense of competitive offerings. For more information on how TADA turns complexity into a competitive advantage, please visits: https://tada.today/

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Sydnee Wharram